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  1. Abhishek

    How to install Windows 8.1 on Windows 7 without data loss?

    Okay. Now the funny part is, I don't even know if his laptop is 32-bit or 64-bit. :P Just in case if it is 64-bit, how do I install 64-bit Windows 8.1 on 64-bit Windows 7 without losing personal data? And the keys that Microsoft distributes, are they bit specific or can it be used on any (32...
  2. Abhishek

    How to install Windows 8.1 on Windows 7 without data loss?

    My friend has a Windows 7 laptop (32 bit) and his cousin recently won a Windows 8.1 Key and two Office Keys via some Microsoft coding competition or stuff. Now the thing is how do I install it on his laptop? He has just one partition (C drive) and wants to keep his personal files (images...
  3. Abhishek

    Solved Partition showing very less free space than actual

    Thanks for the suggestions. I've acquired the space. I'm dual booted, booted into Ubuntu and viewed that there were some OS files like @CountMike mentioned. Deleted them and I have 9.9GB free space again. Thanks again! Marked as solved. :)
  4. Abhishek

    Solved Partition showing very less free space than actual

    My K partition is of 24.3GB and says that only 3.80GB is free. However in reality, the data inside is worth only 14.3GB which means 10GB should be free, not 3.80GB. What could be the problem? I have attached the screenshot too. Even though there are no hidden files in this partition, I...
  5. Abhishek

    Cumulative Security Update (KB2838727) causing crashes

    Manually installed. Still the PC fails to boot on a reboot.
  6. Abhishek

    Cumulative Security Update (KB2838727) causing crashes

    I did troubleshoot, but still the same problem. All updates install perfectly except KB2838727.
  7. Abhishek

    Cumulative Security Update (KB2838727) causing crashes

    Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 (KB2838727) isn't working very well on my laptop. On installing this, after rebooting I'm a stuck on blue screen saying that the PC has encountered an error and needs to restart. It also shows an error code like 0xc000021a. While...
  8. Abhishek

    Welcome to Eight Forums

    Haha! Welcome to the forums. I'm sure your username would have been safe for several years even if you had not joined the forums now. :p
  9. Abhishek

    PC doesn't boot up after a new system update is installed

    I had purchased Windows 8 in the first month of its release and since then I haven't encountered a single error. But off late, I'm experiencing serious trouble. Whenever a Windows automatic update is installed, after shutting down the laptop when it's booted again I get a message on a blue...
  10. Abhishek

    Keep One Change One [8]

    Shot Gun
  11. Abhishek

    Last Letter Game [8]

    Implantation
  12. Abhishek

    Keep One Change One [8]

    Take away
  13. Abhishek

    Last Letter Game [8]

    Kimg
  14. Abhishek

    Last Letter Game [8]

    Knapsack
  15. Abhishek

    Keep One Change One [8]

    Stay away
  16. Abhishek

    Keep One Change One [8]

    Short skirt
  17. Abhishek

    Last Letter Game [8]

    Lonely
  18. Abhishek

    Explorer.exe error every time at Windows 8 start up

    Download HijackThis and scan your PC. If you see a process whose name begins from 'F3' then disable it and your problem will be solved. :)
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